USS Margaret (SP-524)

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Margaret (U.S. Steam Yacht, 1913) at Boston, Massachusetts, 3 May 1917, while being converted for World War I Navy service.
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Name: USS Margaret
Laid down: date unknown
Launched: not known
Completed: in 1913 at Morris Heights, New York
Acquired: by the Navy on 28 April 1917
Commissioned: 28 June 1917 as USS Margaret (SP-524)
Renamed: USS SP-524 in 1918
Struck: not known
Fate: transferred to the War Department on 9 March 1920
General characteristics
Type: yacht
Tonnage: not known
Length: 145’
Beam: not known
Draft: not known
Propulsion: steam engine
Speed: not known
Complement: not known
Armament: not known

USS Margaret (SP-524) was a yacht acquired by the U.S. Navy during World War I. She was reconfigured by the Navy at Boston, Massachusetts and served as a patrol craft throughout the war. Post-war she was transferred to the War Department.

World War I service

Margaret, a 145-foot steam yacht, was built in 1913 at Morris Heights, New York. She was acquired by the Navy in April 1917, converted to a patrol vessel, and commissioned late in the following June as USS Margaret (SP-524). She was renamed SP-524 in 1918.

Post-war disposition

In the Spring of 1919, following World War I service, she was ordered sold, but was instead transferred to the War Department in March 1920.

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